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Coloured diamonds: how to buy

Once considered the “white” stone alongside red rubies, blue sapphires and green emeralds, coloured diamonds are now highly sought after by collectors and jewellery fans. Some of the rarer colours are considered investment grade
stones and change hands for many millions of dollars.


Precious stones of Australia

Australia is a land rich in minerals and is the world’s largest producer of opals. Wonderful and unusual stones can often be found at auctions, and whether you’re looking for rare pink diamonds, precious jade or opals, it’s a smart way to get an amazing price. Here’s a guide to some true Australian sparklers.


How to make money by selling at auction

With all the current craze for decluttering and "konmari", people are digging through their cupboards and garages and throwing out items they no longer want. Making space is great, but making money by selling at auction is even smarter. You could have a treasure trove in there!


6 things to look for when investing in jewellery

There are many different reasons for investing in jewellery, from a gift or engagement ring to a valuable asset. In many cultures, it’s traditional to buy gold jewellery for weddings as a dowry and store of value.

But when making any investment, it’s wise to know what to look for. We have 6 tips to help you get the most value for your money, and buy fine jewellery that’s beautiful as well as holding its value.


The Emden Collection

Under instructions from the EMDEN Family, an exclusive “boutique collection” of high-quality gemstones and gold jewellery will be sold by way of public auction. THE EMDEN COLLECTION is Hans Emden’s exclusive private collection representing 35 years of passionate interest in coloured gemstones: their sources, identification and use in fine jewellery, as well as the use of gold for both adornment and investment. Rarely does the private collection of a trained specialist gemmologist become available to the public. Every item boasts a uniquely artisan crafted and fully curated investment for the astute buyer.


Different Types of Earrings and Backings

Earrings are an essential jewellery accessory in creating a special look but choosing the desired style with the wide variety available can sometimes be challenging.


Sapphires - True Blue indeed!

Sapphires are the most precious and valuable blue gemstone sought after due to its admirable colour, hardness, durability and lustre. While diamonds are cherished for their brilliance, sapphires are adored for their colour.